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CBP Officers Seize $77K of Methamphetamine

Release Date: 
October 27, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. — A Mexican national is in custody following a seizure of nearly 26 pounds of methamphetamine at the Port of Nogales on Saturday.

CBP officers assigned to the Port of Nogales locate and removed packages of methamphetamine from the back of a smuggling vehicle

CBP officers assigned to the Port of Nogales locate and removed packages of methamphetamine from the back of a smuggling vehicle.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing apprehended Yaneth Azucena Tirado-Guzman, 31, of Nogales, Sonora, after a CBP narcotics detection canine helped officers find approximately $77,000 worth of meth in the rear quarter panels of her GMC SUV.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and referred Tirado to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017